Margo Schulze-Haugen

Deputy Director
NCCOS Program Office and Headquarters

Schulze-Haugen has been the Deputy Director for NOS’ National Centers for Coastal Science (NCCOS) since October 2018.

Prior to coming to NCCOS, Schulze-Haugen had been the Chief of the Highly Migratory Species Management Division, in NMFS’ Office of Sustainable Fisheries, since 2005.

Schulze-Haugen received her Masters of Science in Fishery Biology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she studied predator-prey interactions in the Connecticut River estuary.  Schulze-Haugen graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and English.


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